Fälldin II Cabinet

The second cabinet of Thorbjörn Fälldin (Swedish: Regeringen Fälldin II) was the cabinet and Government of Sweden from 12 October 1979 to 22 May 1981.

Fälldin's Second Cabinet
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44th Cabinet of Sweden
Date formed12 October 1979
Date dissolved22 May 1981
People and organisations
Head of stateCarl XVI Gustaf
Head of governmentThorbjörn Fälldin
Member partyCentre Party
Liberal People's Party
Moderate Party
Status in legislatureCoalition majority government
Opposition partySocial Democrats
Opposition leaderOlof Palme
History
Legislature term(s)1979-1982
Outgoing formationWithdrew of the Moderate Party
PredecessorOla Ullsten's Cabinet
SuccessorThorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet

The cabinet was a coalition majority government consisting of the Centre Party, the Liberal People's Party and the Moderate Party. The cabinet was led by Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin of the Centre Party who had led his party to a second victory in the 1979 general election. Thorbjörn Fälldin had previously been Prime Minister of Sweden from 1976 until his first cabinet resigned in October 1978 following a vote of confidence.

The cabinet resigned on 5 May 1981 (but stayed in office until 22 May 1981) following the withdrawal of the Moderate Party. The cabinet was succeeded by Thorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet.

MinistersEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
Deputy Prime Minister Ola Ullsten12 October 197922 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for Foreign Affairs Ola Ullsten12 October 197922 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for the Economy Gösta Bohman12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
 Rolf Wirtén5 May 198122 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for the Budget Ingemar Mundebo12 October 197931 July 1980Liberal People's
 Rolf Wirtén31 July 198022 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for Education Jan-Erik Wikström12 October 197922 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for Justice Håkan Winberg12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
 Carl Axel Petri5 May 198122 May 1981Independent
Minister for Health and Social Affairs Karin Söder12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
Minister for Employment Rolf Wirtén12 October 197931 July 1980Liberal People's
 Ingemar Eliasson31 July 198022 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for Agriculture Anders Dahlgren12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
Minister for Defence Eric Krönmark12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
 Anders Dahlgren5 May 198122 May 1981Centre
Minister for Communications Ulf Adelsohn12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
 Olof Johansson5 May 198122 May 1981Centre
Minister for the Interior Karl Boo12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
Minister for Housing Birgit Friggebo12 October 197922 May 1981Liberal People's
Minister for Enterprise Nils G. Åsling12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
Minister for Trade Staffan Burenstam Linder12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
 Jan-Erik Wikström5 May 198122 May 1981Liberal People's
Ministers without portfolio
Health Care Elisaber Holm12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
Staff Olof Johansson12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
School Britt Mogård12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
Migration and Equality Karin Andersson12 October 197922 May 1981Centre
Planning Georg Danell12 October 19795 May 1981Moderate
Energy and Criminals Carl Axel Petri6 November 197922 May 1981Independent

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Preceded by
Ola Ullsten's Cabinet
Cabinet of Sweden
1979–1981
Succeeded by
Thorbjörn Fälldin's Third Cabinet